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    Iheanacho stars for Leicester; Chelsea falter and City bid farewell to Toure

Iheanacho stars for Leicester; Chelsea falter and City bid farewell to Toure

Super Eagles attacking midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho starred for Leicester City in their 2-1 win over Arsenal at the King Power stadium.In the season's penultimate round of matches, Iheanacho scored the opener with a well struck volley in the 15th minute after Arsenal failed to clear a Leicester corner.Arsenal were reduced to 10 men a minute later when young Greek defender, [...]

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    I can still play football, says Wenger

I can still play football, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger says he has no plan to quit football and that he's still in good enough shape to play the game.Wenger, 68, says he regularly takes part in staff-only games on the training ground.He made this known on Tuesday at a press conference held ahead of Arsenal's clash against Leicester City.Wenger said when he leaves at the end of [...]

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    Ndidi wins Leicester’s young player of the year award

Ndidi wins Leicester’s young player of the year award

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, has won Leicester City’s young player of the year award for the 2017/18 season.Ndidi beat Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray to pick the plaque at Leicester City's annual awards night on Tuesday.https://twitter.com/lcfc/status/991426886424252416?s=21The 21-year-old was beaten by Harry Maguire to the players’ player of the season award.Maguire also went home with the player of the season award.Captain [...]

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    Iheanacho hungry for ‘more’ after scoring first EPL goal for Leicester

Iheanacho hungry for ‘more’ after scoring first EPL goal for Leicester

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho is looking forward to scoring more English Premier League goals for Leicester City.He got his first EPL goal for the club in a 4-1 win over West Brom on Saturday.Iheanacho came on for Shinji Okazaki in the 60th minute. He also provided an assist for Riyad Mahrez to score Leicester's second goal of the game [...]

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    Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first English Premier League for Leicester City as the Foxes defeated West Brom 4-1 at the Hawthorns.Claude Puel's men came back from a goal down to win West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.Salomon Rondo gave West Brom an early lead when he poked Burke's excellent cross home after eight minutes.But Vardy volleyed home a perfectly weighted Riyad [...]

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    Musa credits Rohr for his success, says ‘you inspired me to excel in football’

Musa credits Rohr for his success, says ‘you inspired me to excel in football’

Ahmed Musa, CSKA Moscow striker, has praised his national team coach Gernot Rohr for having a huge influence on his career and for constantly motivating him.In an Instagram post, the Leicester City loanee described the Super Eagles gaffer as a "great teacher".Musa thanked the Franco-German tactician for being an inspiration to him, and also for visiting him in Russia, where he moved [...]

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    Ndidi is Leicester City’s most consistent player, says Puel

Ndidi is Leicester City’s most consistent player, says Puel

Claude Puel, Leicester City coach, says Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is the most consistent player in his squad.Puel said Ndidi's game has greatly improved since the start of the season.“Since the beginning of the season, Wilfred is the most consistent player because he plays well, he recovers a lot of ball,” Puel told Leicester Mercury.“Perhaps in his last game (against [...]

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    Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brace as Leicester City defeated Peterborough United 5-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup.It was an entertaining first half for Leicester City as Fousseni Diabate gave them the lead very early in the game.Diabete, who was making his debut for Leicester, stabbed the ball home with his left foot in the ninth minute.Iheanacho [...]

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    Iheanacho: I’m happy to be scoring… I want to win the FA Cup

Iheanacho: I’m happy to be scoring… I want to win the FA Cup

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho says he's delighted to be scoring in the English FA Cup and hopes to win the tournament with Leicester City.Iheanacho scored twice as Leicester defeated Fleetwood Town in the third round of the FA Cup.The striker said he would like to emulate the heroics of Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha and Kanu Nwankwo in the tournament."I think [...]

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    Iheanacho makes history, nets brace on return to action

Iheanacho makes history, nets brace on return to action

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho ended his goal drought in a rare start for Leicester City on Tuesday night.The Nigerian also scored the first goal in English football to be awarded using the video assistant referee (VAR) as Leicester City advanced in the English FA Cup.Iheanacho bagged a brace in the 2-0 win against League One outfit Fleetwood Town.The 21-year-old [...]

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    Iheanacho needs to improve, says Leicester coach

Iheanacho needs to improve, says Leicester coach

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has challenged Kelechi Iheanacho to "improve aspects of his play".The Nigerian forward has been rarely used since he moved from Manchester City to Leicester.In an interview with Leicester Mercury, Puel expressed hope that Iheanacho can get more playing time in the future."I think Kelechi is a young player and he needs to improve aspects of his [...]

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    Puel on Musa’s future: He’s a quality player but competition is stiff

Puel on Musa’s future: He’s a quality player but competition is stiff

Ahead of the January transfer window, Ahmed Musa is being touted to be on his way out of Leicester City due to his thinning starts for the English Premier League side.When asked about the situation of the Nigerian at the club, gaffer Claude Puel praised his quality and great work ethic but refused to give a definitive answer.He, however, said Musa is [...]

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    Leicester ready for Liverpool, says Ndidi

Leicester ready for Liverpool, says Ndidi

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi says his team is focused on upcoming games after losing to Watford on Tuesday.Claude Puel's men were defeated 2-1 by their hosts despite dominating the game for a long spell.Leicester will face an in-form Liverpool at the weekend and Ndidi is optimistic of a victory.“It is very disappointing to lose this game but we will [...]

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    Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Manchester City defeated Leicester City 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.Manchester City continued their domination of English Premier League as Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi could do little to stop the in-form side.Gabriel Jesus put City ahead in the 45th minute while Kevin De Bruyne scored from 25 yards out to extend City's lead in the 49th minute.Iheanacho [...]

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    Leicester appoint Claude Puel as new manager

Leicester appoint Claude Puel as new manager

Frenchman Claude Puel has been appointed as the new manager of Leicester City.Puel replaces Craig Shakespeare who was fired last week after a 1-1 draw with West Brom.He has previously managed Lyon and Monaco and steered Southampton to an eighth-place finish and an EFL Cup final before he was dismissed at the end of last season.Leicester City vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha [...]

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    Leicester City sack Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City sack Craig Shakespeare

Craig Shakespeare has been sacked by Leicester City after a dismal start to the season at the King Power.The 2015/16 English Premier League champions are in the bottom three after just one win from their opening eight Premier League games.The Foxes decided to part ways with Shakespeare less than 24 hours after a 1-1 draw with West Brom.Shakespeare had assisted [...]

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